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Hunterian Art Gallery

University of Glasgow | 82 Hillhead St., Glasgow G12 8QE, Scotland
+44 141 330 4221
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Worth seeking out

The gallery is modern and well designed, and its modest size makes it possible to see everything... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Laurie P
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Burgess Hill
Just not for me.

While it’s important to emphasise that there is nothing wrong with this museum, I have to confess... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ultron-8
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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This gallery houses the largest collection of Whistlers in the world.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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University of Glasgow | 82 Hillhead St., Glasgow G12 8QE, Scotland
West End
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+44 141 330 4221
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gallery is modern and well designed, and its modest size makes it possible to see everything without feeling overwhelmed. There are paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Chardin and Stubbs, a very comprehensive collection of paintings by Whistler and a very enjoyable collection of Scottish art...More

1  Thank Laurie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While it’s important to emphasise that there is nothing wrong with this museum, I have to confess that it didn’t really inspire me. It does house a large collection of the works of James McNeill Whistler however, so for any fans of his work it’ll...More

Thank Ultron-8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We'd set out to see the Hunterian Museum and the Macintosh house. Having been to University art galleries before I wasn't really expecting the scale of the collection. The Whistlers in particular were a revelation - I find seeing a good collection of an artist's...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A real gem. The Mackintosh house is splendid with really knowledgeable and informative guides. If you like Mackintosh it's an essèntial visit. Visits are timed every 30 minutes and last about as long. The art gallery has some excellent paintings plus a room full of...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

No visit to Glasgow would be complete without a visit to the Hunterian Art Gallery to stand and smile in admiration at the work of James McNeil Whistler. He may have been irascible,difficult and a bit of a dandy to boot ...but what a painter....More

Thank NE14HOL
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely gallery located near Glasgow university. My main purposes of visiting was seeing James Paterson's work (part Of The Glasgow boys) but there were many other wonderful works to see. Would highly recommend if you near the university or kelvingrove.

Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is a really nice way to learn about Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Small and intimate. You really get a chance to look closely at some of his iconic pieces (and if you go to the Willow Tea Rooms after your trip to the gallery, you...More

1  Thank PChocolat
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A good way to spend 30 minutes. Very knowledgeable guides. Book in advance. Only £5 or £3 concessions. Not the easiest place to find. But well worth the effort. A hidden treasure.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This small gem of a museum is right around the corner of the much larger Kelvingrove Art Gallery and has much less foot traffic. A few native Scottish painters' works are shown here. Their Whistler collection is much more noteworthy. Very worthwhile to see add...More

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Went to see the Bute collection as we were also going to the Mount Stuart Manor on the Isle of Bute. The main gallery had a very nice collection and well displayed.

Thank Janet K
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Helen C
31 October 2016|
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Response from stelaw | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know the answer. I was only in Glasgow 2 days last month on a short break. I do not live there and so do not keep up to date on what's on.
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lisa m
23 May 2016|
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Response from mumblesmeg | Reviewed this property |
Not sure since we didn't actually go to the show but it should be worth it as Scottish comics are great eg the Beano and the Dandy,
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